Department of Adult Basic Education

Dr R Monyai

College of Education
School of Educational Studies
Department: Adult Basic Education
Lecturer
Tel: 012 484 1173
E-mail: monyarb@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • BA
  • BA(Hons)
  • MA (cum laude)
  • PhD

Currently teaching

  • Planning and Administering Abet Classes and Projects - ABT1515

Fields of academic interests

  • Language in Education
  • IKS

Field of Specialisation

  • Language in Education
  • Theory of Literature

Books

  • Monyai, R. B. (2006). Teaching strategies. Nieman, MM & Monyai, RB, eds, 10

Journal articles

  • Book review: Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Toward a Philosophy of Articulation (2014), published by the Unisa Press
  • Book review: Practices and critical issues in ODL (2013), published by the Unisa Press
  • Book review: Contemporary perspectives on Africanisation (2012), published by the Unisa Press
  • Conference: International Conference on Languages 2013 (ICL2013). November 2013 in Thailand. Paper: The Batswana’s Belief Systems as a Product of their Indigenous Proverbs.
  • Article: The Interdependence of Setswana Proverbs, Metaphors and Folktales in their Role of moulding Human Behaviour. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences (MCSER) Vol 5, No 20,  Sept 2014  
  • Article: Through the Lens of a Man: The Portrayal of Female Characters in RM Malope’s Matlhoko, Matlhoko, a Feminist View. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences (MCSER) Vol 5, No 20,  Sept 2014  
  • Article: The Proverb ‘Matlhaku go šwa Mabapi’ as an Embodiment of the Principle of Unity. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences (MCSER) Vol 5, No 20,  Sept 2014
  • Article: Learner-on-Learner Bullying in Schools, Myth or Fact. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention (IJHSSI) Volume 2 Issue 10 ǁ October. 2013ǁ PP. 51-58
  • Article: Learner-centred policies with reference to constructivism in the implementation of the curriculum. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention (IJHSSI) Volume 2 Issue 9 ǁ September. 2013ǁ PP. 51-58
  • Article: The teacher as a catalytic agent in the implementation of the curriculum. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention (IJHSSI) Volume 2 Issue 9 ǁ September. 2013ǁ PP.90-96
  • Article: A Historical Exposition of the Dominance of Western Culture on the Batswana People. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention (IJHSSI) Volume 2 Issue 9ǁ September. 2013ǁ PP.13-22
  • Article: Narrative Syntax, Space and Text in P Leseyane’s Letlhaku le legologolo. Journal: Vista Teaching and Learning vol. 14. No. 1 2000 pp 96 – 108.

Paper presentations

  • Paper: Can Education Change the Outlook of an Adult?  Read at the Zonderwater Correctional Services on their Family Day. 2004.
  • Paper: The Important Role of the SGB, Educators and Learners in the Education Environment. Read at the Bojanala East District Awards Ceremony. 2003.
  • Paper: The Proverb “Matlhaku go šwa mabapi” as a Pedagogic Embodiment of Unity. Read at the Tshwane South District Youth Camp. 2003.
  • Paper: An Exposition of the Educational Significance of the Principles and Rules Embodied in Indigenous Proverbs: With Reference to the Setswana Language. A report. Read at the Master’s/PhD Summit of Vista University. 2003.
  • Paper: Narrative Syntax, Space and Text in P Leseyane’s Letlhaku le legologolo. Read at the ALASA regional conference in Port Elizabeth. 1999.
  • Paper: SWOT Analysis in Strategic Planning. Read at the African Languages departmental summit. 1997.